Skip the takeout and make your own, delicious Lo Mein! This recipe is loaded with flavor. It provides lots of veggies and whole grains, making it a much healthier choice than traditional takeout. If you love Chinese food, this is a must-try recipe.

Lo Mein with Chicken

Prep Time

15 min

Cook Time

30 min

Total Time

45 min

Recipe Type: Chinese

Serving Size: 1 3/4 cups

Makes 4 servings


  • 8 ounces whole wheat linguine
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 chicken breast, cut into bite-sided pieces
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ¾ cup onion, vertically sliced
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 2 cups carrots, diagonally sliced
  • 2 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1½ cups bean sprouts
  • ¼ cup green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces


  1. Fill a pot with water, then bring to a boil.
  2. Add the whole wheat linguine.
  3. Cook the noodles until al dente, then drain.
  4. Toss the noodles with sesame oil, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon black pepper. Set aside.
  5. In a large, cast iron skillet or pot, heat 1 tablespoon canola oil.
  6. Sprinkle the chicken with ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon pepper.
  7. Add chicken to the skillet. Cook through—about 4 minutes on each side.
  8. Remove from pan, then set aside.  
  9. In a small bowl, mix together the oyster sauce, mirin, soy sauce, and rice vinegar.
  10. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon canola oil to the pan.
  11. Sauté the cabbage, carrots, and garlic until carrots are tender.
  12. Add the bean sprouts, green onions, noodles, and chicken.
  13. Toss the noodles, vegetables, and chicken with the oyster sauce mixture.
  14. Cook until heated through—about 3 minutes.
  15. Serve warm.


Calories 370 (100 from fat)
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 1180mg
Carbohydrate 56g (9g dietary fiber, 10g sugar)
Protein 20g

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